Ellis University is an institution of higher learning established in 2008 in Chicago, Illinois primarily to offer academic programs in a fully online format. Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Ellis University is authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education to operate and grant degrees. Educational programs include degrees, certificates and specializations through coursework that employ real-world scenarios. Its mailing address is 111 N. Canal Street, Ste 380, Chicago, Illinois.
At the core of Ellis University’s community is the College of Arts and Sciences which offers 6 degree programs and 22 academic specializations leading to MS Computer Science, MA Communication Arts, BA English, BA/BS/BAS Interdisciplinary Studies, BS Computer Science and BS Information technology. There are other programs offered by the College of Behavioral Science, College of Business and College of Education. Ellis University also offers the option to pursue MBA degrees online through the MBA Core Curriculum and Electives. An Enrollment Advisor can provide more information with regards to transferring university credits.
Ellis University is especially dedicated in providing for the educational needs of military students which probably accounts for the fact that more than 1/3 of the total student body have a military background. Military course credits such as ACE, AARTS, SMARTS and DANTES are accepted. Withdrawal due to transfer or permanent change of station is addressed by the university’s Military Leave Policy which allows the students to finish the course at a future time with no wasted tuition payments.
The standard tuition rate is $ 447.00 per credit for undergraduates, $ 685.00 per credit for graduates, $ 685.00 per credit for MBA Programs and $ 569.00 per credit for Master of Education. Course materials are specifically organized in a linear, step-by-step manner while the course environment has been designed particularly based on progressive adult learning theory.